Langar vs Sangar - What's the difference?

langar | sangar |


As nouns the difference between langar and sangar

is that langar is a free meal served by a religion, particularly sikhism or sufism while sangar is (military|uk) a stone breastwork; a fortified niche or look-out post.

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langar

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A free meal served by a religion, particularly Sikhism or Sufism.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    sangar

    English

    Alternative forms

    * sanger * sungar

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military, UK) A stone breastwork; a fortified niche or look-out post.
  • * 1990 , (Peter Hopkirk), The Great Game , Folio Society 2010, page 422:
  • At the summits of these the enemy sharpshooters waited for them in sangars , or rock-built entrenchments, each of which had to be taken before the advance could safely continue.
  • * 2002 , Stephen Hughes, The Iraqi Threat and Saddam Hussein?s Weapons of Mass Destruction , page 140:
  • A sangar' is a breastwork in the form of stonewalls built without bounding material. If stones are unavailable at or near the picket site sandbags are brought in to build the ' sangar .
  • * 2003 , Mike Ryan, Secret Operations of the SAS , page 81:
  • As the sun finally set, the rebels rushed the sangars , but were cut to pieces by the deadly accurate SAS fire.
  • * 2007 , David Humphry, Siege , page 205:
  • The game?s up, thought Piet as the Burghers returned fire and moved forward to attack the sangar .